Snag Audrina Patridge’s Expensive Espadrilles For Less

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If a Chanel shoe and a Christian Louboutin shoe had a baby in the form of an espadrille, it would be this.

I was super jealous when I saw The Hills star Audrina Patridge wearing the Christian Louboutin chain espadrille on the red carpet of her 25th birthday party in Las Vegas. It's a spring/summer style staple. I want it and need to have it; however, it's completely out of the budget. A summer shoe for $650? Are you nuts?

Low and behold this replica from Bebe – the Thea Chain Espadrille for only $129; and it's hot!

PRODUCT DETAILS 

Bebe Thea Chain Espadrille, $129 

-Tall espadrille wedge with chain detail

-Chain accents on the ankle strap and toes

-Comes in black, white and tan

-Metallic stitching throughout the wedge with small buckle closure

-Cushioned insole; metallic sole.

-Heel height: 5.25" with a 1.25" platform

Buy it here

I also found an even cheaper version of the fabulous shoe on Spiegel.com for $64!

PRODUCT DETAILS

Chain Wedge Sandal, $64

-Sandal with chain link detail along the 5" wedge heel and along the straps

-Comes in black 

-Leather-look

-Imported 

Buy it here 

I just love it and knowing that it has a life span of a few months, spending $129 doesn't seem too harsh. $64? Even better. Patridge's little black tiered dress along with minimal accessories make the shoe look that much better. Simple, chic and something I actually can't wait to order!

By Sasha Charnin Morrison for UsMagazine.com. To read more of the Recessionista blog, click here

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